FOJBB: Palm Desert, CA
Fri, March 25, 2022
The Gardens on El Paseo
73-545 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Emcee Carla Hall
Cookbook Author and Culinary Personality
Emcee Zac Young
Creator of The PieCaken and Pastry Director, Craveable Hospitality Group
Guest Chef Jamie Gwen
Certified Sommelier, Nationally Syndicated Radio Host, and Cookbook Author
Guest Chef Afrim Pristine
Canada’s Premier Cheese Expert and Owner of Cheese Boutique, Toronto
Guest Chef Claudia Sandoval
MasterChef Season Six Winner and Cookbook Author
Guest Chef Curtis Stone
Gwen and Maude, Los Angeles, and Georgie, Dallas
Join in the fun at this annual James Beard four-course luncheon, as part of the Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival presented by Agua Caliente Casinos. Our emcees Carla Hall and Zac Young will ensure a memorable experience, while guest chefs Jamie Gwen, Afrim Pristine, Claudia Sandoval, and Curtis Stone will present a tantalizing tasting menu.
Carla Hall, Curtis Stone, Claudia Sandoval and Afrim Pristine will sign books immediately following the luncheon.
This Friends of James Beard Benefit supports the James Beard Foundation’s Open for Good initiatives, which provide critical resources to help independent restaurants build the capacity to come back stronger, more equitable, more sustainable, and more resilient.